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. >>> well, this is a sad story. we learned today jesse jackson, jr. is being charged with conspiring to spend campaign funds on personal expenses. jackson allegedly conspired to spend $750,000 in campaign funds. sources tell politico those expenses are said to include a $43,000 rolex, home renovations, and fur coats, among other things. jackson issued a statement this afternoon saying he fully accepts responsibility for his mistakes. politico says prosecutors will recommend a prison sentence of between 46 and 57 months, and he had a career ready to go. jackson's wife also pled guilty to one count of tax fraud. i guess this is all a plea bargain. we'll be right back. >>> we saw with his nomination something truly extraordinary, which is the government of iran formally and publicly praising [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds bea
congressman blake fairenhold of texas and sheila jackson-lee. good afternoon to both of you and thanks for being with us. congressman fairenhold all buttoned up there. let me start are with you, if coy, congress. what are we expecting from a the house? another group working on this. any idea what tape it will take? >> pretty much unversal agreement in the house that the immigration system is broken. we are trying to find the right solution that everybody can live with. >> and congress woman jackson free, the biggest issue is a path to citizen high pressure and in the timing of that. how do you think it should go in any house version of immigration reform legislation that comes out? >> john, i think we should reflect on our history. if we look at the words of lincoln at the gettysburg address he talked about liberty and the creation of opportunities in democracy and that is all immigrants want. over a decade i have been engaged in the whole issue of comprehensive immigration reform on the immigration subcommittee on judiciary and now the border are security committee. we have to overcom
to be a planner in america was july 9, 2004, when dick jackson, howie frumpkin and lawrence frank came out with a book called "urban sprawl and public health." and what that book finally did was put some technical epidemiological meat on the sociological bones that we plan ors have been arguing about and said in no uncertain terms the suburbs are killing us, and here's why, and cities are safe us, and here's why. by far the greatest aspect of the epidemic is the obesity epidemic. all the illnesses that obesity leads to. principle among them diabetes. diabetes now consumes 2% of our gross national product. a child born after 2000 has a one in three chance in america of becoming a diabetic. we are now looking at the first generation of americans who are going to live shorter lives than their parents. that's probably not a huge surprise to you. we've all been talking now for a long time about the wonders of the american corn syrup-based diet and the 40 ounce and 08 ounce sodas people are drinking, but only recently have the studies been done comparing diet and physical inactivity. one of them
former illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., for allegedly misusing hundreds of thousands in campaign funds for personal expenses. jackson is said to be accepting a plea deal. his wife, sandy, faces one count of tax fraud herself. >>> in today's "office politics," my conversation with bestselling author jonathan alter. the chicago native shares his memories of being a kid in the bleacher seats at cubs games. but first, i asked him about the president's first-term accomplishments and if he's lived up to the promise. >> he has lived up to a much bigger part of the promise than people recognize. he failed to move to some kind of transformational politics where we all looked beyond red and blue. that was never really that realistic. so anybody who thought that that was the essence of the promise was disappointed. but if you looked to the particulars of what he said in the campaign of 2008 that he would get done and what he's accomplished, his batting average is extraordinarily high. and i don't think that people quite recognize that. they focus on where he failed, didn't close guantanamo,
, marketer, media mogul and the most person he brought was phil jackson, not a superstar player and enshrined jackson as the great -- although he had great results in chicago it exalted him as a select coach in a way they had not been before. >> you can see in pictures, hollywood celebrity, how big an influence dr. buss had. he died at the age of 80. in college hoops, berkeley, california. head coach mike montgomery will not be suspended from the pac-12 for shoving his own player during the game. he won't face suspension for shoving allen crab in the press. after initially down playing the incident, he apologized yesterday saying he made a mistake, trying to fire up his star player. crab had to be restrained after being shoved. he said they had no hard feelings and he scored 24 point in this game to help cal to a victory. opening day, nearly a month away. angels josh hamilton is settling in with his new team and quakely blew off the fans of his old one. he signed a 25 million dollars deal in the off-season and said yesterday the fans in the dallas-fort worth area, quote, there are true baseba
to the tune of michael jackson's "we are the world." >> the video starts with a man dreaming he is aboard a north korean space shuttle launched by a rocket and shows a u.s. city in ruins and the north core are rean caption reads some where in the united states black clouds are smoke are billowing. the video ends with a man saying his dream will come true. is the video a warning, a threat, former u.n. ambassador john bolton joins us. is this a first? is is spot north korean cinema that threatens us. what threatens us is the idea that the people in north korea are dreaming about destroying new york and worse than that that they are conducting research on nuclear devices and ballistic mill sills that would make that possible. >> greta: i have been to north korea and they have this event in august carried on where they have about 120,000 people performing in unison together and it tells a whole story and the same sort of story about how we are at war with the united states and we are winning the war. what is interesting to me is this is just like moving it to a new medium and bringing it up t
're going to charlie. mississippi, independent line. caller: good morning. i am from jackson, where the capital is. i retired in 2009. it is a good thing. i was a civil servant. now in the state house there is legislation where some young republicans want to phase out our state retirement program for civil servants. house bill 486 allows people to just elect, if they want to contribute to like a personal retirement system instead of state retirement. host: as far as your personal plan, is that grandfathered by these proposals from the legislature? caller: most of the bill has been in committee. they grandfathered me in because they have retired -- because i have retired. the same thing will for the retirement system, it will bleed people also. host: you do not have to mention specifics, but do you receive a monthly benefit, then? >> it is -- caller: it is about $1,300. i have saved up about $30,000. i am set up, in a way. host: are you going to take social security? have you? caller: i am 58, it will be awhile. host: what did you do for the government? caller: i was a librarian. hos
: it is a missile attack on what appears to be new york city left in ruins. it is set to michael jackson's video we are the world, along with about 100 other people. the bizarre video beginning with a man dreaming he is on board a space shuttle launched by a rocket. confused? >> what threatens us is the idea that people in north korea are dreaming about destroying new york, and obviously worse than that, that they are conducting research on nuclear devices and ballistic missiles that would make that possible. this is north korean propaganda, and as silly as it looks to us, it covers a reality that is threatening and growing more so. >>steve: the video end, by the way, if you're curious with the man saying his dream will come true. >>brian: godzilla gets king kong looks more realistic. the founder of a mask is sued with a $25 million lawsuit. he is accused of spending donations on lavish perks for himself. he reportedly spends more than $3 million on vacations, real estate and a luxury sports car. the country of malaysia gave him the most. >>gretchen: shocking video of a truck slamming into an on co
at the folks who are leaving his administration, the e.p.a.'s director, lisa jackson, she said the e.p.a.'s role is interestingly -- quote -- "to level the playing field against fossil fuels." secretary chu who is leaving the administration, said he must -- quote -- "boost the price of gasoline to the levels in europe." and secretary salazar who is leaving continues to talk about the fact that the energy strategy showed good results but they have restricted access to federal offshore and onshore oil and gas resources through moratoriums, through blocking permits, through leasing plans, they denied americans billions in public revenue and thousands of jobs. so i stand here saying that the keystone x.l. pipeline is a perfect example of the obama administration's pattern of delaying good projects by requiring excessive red tape. so i come here with you, the senator from north dakota and the senator from alaska, and look to you, the senator from north dakota, and thank you for your leadership, for your determination forks your, for yr fortitude, for you fighting to make sure that we as a
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